In partnership with the local, state and federal governments, corporations, community organizations, non-profits and private donors, the ECDC Enterprise Development Group (EDG) is able to endeavor to increase public awareness of the micro-lending opportunities available to those seeking to start or expand a business. EDG is grateful to all those that support its mission to serve as a conduit of access to capital to improve individual lives and the communities they live for generations to come.

Funding Services

  • Federal Government
  • Department of Health and Human Services (ORR)

  • Department of Treasury

  • Small Business Administration

  • State and Local Government

  • Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development

  • Arlington County

  • Fairfax County CCFP

  • Montgomery County

  • City of Alexandria

  • Capital One Foundation

  • Banks & Financial Corporations


  • Wells Fargo

  • HSBC Bank USA

  • TD Bank

  • PNC

  • Intuit Financial Freedom Foundation

  • Anonymous Foundation

  • Virginia Community Action Partnership


  • Arlington Department of Libraries

  • Arlington Employment Center

  • Arlington Department of Community Planning, Housing and Development

  • Arlington Department of Human Services

  • Arlington Economic Development/BizLaunch

  • Association for Enterprise Opportunity

  • Business Development Assistance Group

  • CASA of Virginia

  • Catholic Charities

  • Center for Multicultural Human Services

  • Diversity Newcomers Community Services Center
  • D.C. Refugee Center

  • ECDC African Community Center

  • Empowered Women International

  • Hopkins House

  • Just Neighbors

  • Lutheran Social Services

  • Montgomery County Department of Economic Development

  • Montgomery College Refugee Center
  • Northern Virginia Family Service

  • Rappahannock Goodwill Industries

  • Skill Source Group Virginia Community Economic Network

  • Washington Area Community Investment Fund

Discover The Future

Providing affordable financial lending programs to the low-to moderate income consumers to start or expand a business.